Research Support Specialist

University of Oxford

The College of Oxford is a stimulating work setting, which enjoys a global status as a world-class centre of excellence. Our analysis performs a key position in tackling many international challenges, from lowering our carbon emissions to creating vaccines throughout a pandemic.

The Analysis Governance Ethics & Assurance (RGEA) workforce, in Analysis Providers, gives recommendation, assist and steerage to researchers, and has a task in making certain that scientific analysis involving human individuals carried out within the College is compliant with related governance and laws.

That is an fascinating and diverse position, out there for 12 months, initially, as cowl for maternity go away. Half-time hours (80%) would even be thought-about. It entails reviewing purposes and important research paperwork for submission to NHS Analysis Ethics Committees and regulatory our bodies such because the Medicines and Healthcare merchandise Regulatory Company (MHRA), in addition to advising researchers, supporting scientific trial planning, and enterprise GCP monitoring.

What We Provide

As an employer, we genuinely care about our workers’ wellbeing and that is mirrored within the vary of advantages that we provide together with:

•             A superb contributory pension scheme

•             38 days annual go away

•             A complete vary of childcare companies

•             Household go away schemes

•             Cycle mortgage scheme

•             Discounted bus journey and Season Ticket journey loans

•             Membership to a wide range of social and sports activities golf equipment

This position additionally provides the chance for hybrid working, with a present expectation of at the very least 50% on-site work.

In regards to the Position

You’ll be a part of a gaggle inside RGEA whose main position is to evaluate scientific research proposals and amendments, to make sure they align with present laws, insurance policies and pointers. This may contain communication with the research workforce, usually assembly in individual, in addition to working with colleagues throughout RGEA and Analysis Providers extra broadly.

Our Analysis Assist Specialists additionally undertake monitoring of a few of our sponsored scientific trials, to make sure compliance with Good Medical Observe (GCP). This entails visiting trial websites to evaluate scientific trial knowledge, and liaising with the research workforce to reporting and advise on any findings.

You’ll present recommendation to researchers, and could also be concerned within the growth, provision and upkeep of programs and customary working procedures to make sure the College’s compliance with related laws.

Inner and exterior coaching might be out there, as required, to allow you to fulfil the position.

About You

You’ll have a College diploma, or the equal related training and expertise.

You’ll have labored in a scientific analysis setting, ideally in an instructional setting, and contributed to protocol growth. Data of laws, insurance policies and pointers related to scientific analysis carried out within the UK is required for this position, and expertise of GCP monitoring or audit would even be helpful.

Robust communication and interpersonal abilities are wanted to assist productive interactions with research groups and colleagues. Additionally, you will want to have the ability to work each independently in addition to a part of a workforce, and efficiently organise your time and workload in a setting the place there could also be tight deadlines and the necessity to often reassess priorities.

Utility Course of

You can be required to add a protecting letter/supporting assertion, CV and the main points of two referees as a part of your on-line software.

The cut-off date for purposes is 12 midday on 1 December 2023.

Interviews might be held on 14 December 2023, and might be nose to nose.

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